# Observing the Next Galactic Supernova

@article{Adams2013ObservingTN,
title={Observing the Next Galactic Supernova},
author={S. Adams and C. Kochanek and J. Beacom and M. Vagins and K. Stanek},
journal={The Astrophysical Journal},
year={2013},
volume={778},
pages={164}
}
No supernova (SN) in the Milky Way has been observed since the invention of the optical telescope, instruments for other wavelengths, neutrino detectors, or gravitational wave observatories. It would be a tragedy to miss the opportunity to fully characterize the next one. To aid preparations for its observations, we model the distance, extinction, and magnitude probability distributions of a successful Galactic core-collapse supernova (ccSN), its shock breakout radiation, and its massive star… Expand
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